Over the past three decades, the MTA has committed some 2.4 billion to restore and improve the network so that today it runs at unprecedented levels of efficiency.Our employees at all of our agencies work diligently to maintain high service and safety standards.They account for 80 percent of the city's surface mass transportation.NYC Transit also administers paratransit service throughout New York City to provide transportation options for people with disabilities.
One hundred years later, the city's reliance on its underground rapid transit system is greater than ever.
And after work, the network enables them to get to leisure activities: music, theater, cultural events, sports, and shopping more varied than anywhere in the country.
MTA subways, buses, and railroads provide 2.73 billion trips each year to New Yorkers – the equivalent of about one in every three users of mass transit in the United States and two-thirds of the nation's rail riders.
The Long Island Rail Road is both the largest commuter railroad and the oldest railroad in America operating under its original name.
Chartered in 1834, it extends from three major New York City terminals — Penn Station, Flatbush Avenue, and Hunterspoint Avenue — through a major transfer hub at Jamaica to the easternmost tip of Long Island.
MTA Bus operates 47 local routes in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens, and 35 express bus routes between Manhattan and the Bronx, Brooklyn, or Queens.